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Author Megaw, J. V. S.

Title Hunters, gatherers and first farmers beyond Europe : an archaeological survey / edited by J.V.S. Megaw
Published [Leicester] : Leicester University Press, 1977


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 MELB  307.72 Meg/Hga  AVAILABLE
Description 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Human population history, from Afro-Asia to the New World, and its possible relationship to economic change / Don Brothwell -- 'Frontier' concept in prehistory: the end of the moving frontier / John Alexander -- Advantages of agriculture / Bryony Orme -- Origins of agriculture in the Near East / A.J. Legge -- Hunters, gatherers and first farmers in West Africa / Thurstan Shaw -- Hunters, pastoralists and early agriculturalists in South Asia / Bridget Allchin -- Hoabinhian: hunter-gatherers or early agriculturalists in South-East Asia? / I.C. Glover -- Hunting neolithic: adaptations to the food quest in prehistoric Papua New Guinea / Jim Allen -- Man and environment in Polynesia / Peter Gathercole -- Earliest hunters, gatherers and farmers of North America / Joan J. Taylor -- From foraging to farming in early Mexico / Warwick Bray
Summary Brief references to Aborigines in many of the papers
Analysis Agriculture Origin
Economics, Prehistoric
Social change
Notes Distributed in North America by Humanites Press, Atlantic Highlands, N.J
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Event 1977
Subject Neolithic period.
Hunting and gathering societies.
Traditional farming -- Congresses.
Hunting -- Congresses.
Hunting, Prehistoric -- Congresses.
Hunting and gathering societies -- Congresses.
Prehistoric peoples.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Traditional farming.
Economics, Prehistoric.
Agriculture -- Origin.
Social change.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Megaw, J. V. S.
LC no. 79307594
ISBN 0718511360 :